New assignments to IOSC and Joint Staff announced

RICHMOND, Va. — Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams announced new senior leader assignments at the Information Operations Support Center and Virginia National Guard Joint Staff Nov. 25 and 26, 2019.

The following assignments were announced:

  • Col. Russell E. McGuire was assigned as the commander of the Information Operations Support Center effective Nov. 1, 2019.
  • Lt. Col. Robert L. Fitch will be assigned as the J5 joint strategic plans officer effective Dec. 1, 2019
  • Lt. Col. Todd A. Pegg will be assigned as the J7 joint exercise officer effective Dec. 1, 2019
  • LTC Mark C. Thackston will be assigned as the J8 joint resource officer effective Dec. 1, 2019

“Please join me in congratulating this outstanding officer on his new assignment within the Virginia National Guard,” Williams wrote in the announcement. “I am confident that he will continue to excel in this senior leader assignment in support of Virginia National Guard joint operations.”